Tag Archives: Eastern Parkway

Running Brooklyn: the “Original Pizza Loop”

I was in no mood to tackle any of my usual running routes yesterday: loops of Prospect Park; over and back across the East River; along the Brooklyn waterfront and the┬áNavy Yard. My goal of 12 miles afforded me some … Continue reading

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Post-Sandy photos: Eastern Parkway, Broadway Junction, Stuyvesant Heights

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Here’s the last post of this set. There were a few memorable moments here, most of them revolving around marveling with others at the crushed cars. I also got some frozen yogurt at Brooklyn Swirl, which was very good. I … Continue reading

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Twilight in Crown Heights North

Catching a glimpse of Crown Heights North before the sun goes down. Continue reading

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Crown Heights and the 1991 riots

Crown Heights was subject to the same rapid racial turnover that affected Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, and other neighborhoods in the decades following World War II. But there was one major difference: one white group in Crown Heights didn’t … Continue reading

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Photos from Carnival 2012

My friend Helen and I went to yesterday’s 45th West Indian American Day Carnival. Held every Labor Day, it’s one of the largest parades in New York City. The procession follows Eastern Parkway from Crown Heights to Grand Army Plaza, … Continue reading

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